An Assistant Commissioner of Police, Fausat Oduwole has been dismissed by the Police Service Commission for extorting N21.6m from police sergeants who wrote promotion examinations in one of the police colleges in the country.
Oduwole, who was dismissed by the commission at its 35th plenary meeting in Abuja on April 3,2013 was discovered to have received the illegal levy from the police officers in order for them to get promoted.
The commission’s axe also fell on Chief Superintendent of Police, Olusegun Fabunmi, who it would be recalled, shot dead one Ademola Aderinto at Yaya Abatan Street,Ogba, Lagos during the fuel subsidy protests in January 2012.
Fabunmi, the Divisional Police Officer, Pen Cinema Police Division, was dismissed from the Force for acts unbecoming of a senior police officer.
In addition, he is being prosecuted for murder by the Lagos State Office of the Public Defender at a Lagos High Court.
Other officers that were kicked out by the PSC commissioners whose tenure ended on April 11, included a Superintendent, an Assistant Superintendent, and a Deputy Superintendent of Police for conducts unbecoming of senior police officers.